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August 26, 2021

August 26, 1921

Having completed the laying of 45 miles of cable from Cape Fanshaw to Petersburg and cutting out the Cape Fanshaw Y the cable ship Burnsides cut in the new cable early Wednesday morning and Petersburg is now connected directly with Juneau and with Sitka. As soon as the new switches are installed in the local office and the cable set at Wrangell the new system will be complete, according to Sergeant Rex Dunlop of the Burnsides.

August 23, 1946

Rainfall of the three really wet days this week brought up total rainfall for the month to a near record. Rainfall on Tuesday was...

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